07:35 PM EDT 04/02/2015
Originally posted 04/01/2015 12:20AM
Tommy Boy hit theaters 20 years ago on Tuesday, and star David Spade took to Facebook to remember his late costar and friend Chris Farley.
Originally posted 03/06/2015 10:30AM
And Adam Sandler and Conan O'Brien – both of whom worked on Saturday Night Live with Farley in the 1990s – fondly reminisced about their departed friend's appetite for life (and appetizers) Thursday night on Conan.
Originally posted 10/29/2009 12:10AM
When he agreed to do a DirecTV commercial featuring a scene from Tommy Boy with the late Chris Farley, actor David Spade never dreamed anybody would be offended.
"Slight shock," Spade told PEOPLE on Wednesday night of the fallout from the ad, which some commentators saw as tasteless. "These commercials are cool. They're well done. They're clever. And that they would include Tommy Boy in that company, I thought was very flattering."
The 30-second spot, airing during the World Series, appears to have been taken directly from the 1995 movie, except that while Farley does his famous "Fat Guy in a Little Coat" routine, Spade, with technological wizardry, promotes DirecTV.
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